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Reviewed 27 December 2016

It could have been the excitement of doing my first game drive in Tanzania; it could have been the captivating design of this wooden Dutch mansion; or it could have been the unparalleled service that the team at the Manor delivered - it was simply a magical experience. The Manor was safely my favourite during my 4 weeks in East...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at The Manor at Ngorongoro, responded to this review

​Good afternoon from a warm and sunny day at The Manor! Thank you so much for making the time to write your comments.We are very fortunate to be in this beautiful environment with such a unique creation of nature, Ngorongoro Crater so close by. The cool climate, rolling lawns, rich vegetation and views out over the coffee plantation all appeal...

Wellington, South Africa
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Aftet a 2 hour drive from Arusha we arrived at our destination. Situated on a coffee plantation The Manor is a really amazing sight to see. The Manor House is beautiful, the rooms spacious and extremely comfortable. The food is amazing and it is difficult to explain how chilled out one feels . The staff were there to meet us...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at The Manor at Ngorongoro, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review! We are so glad you enjoyed the unique character of The Manor- that special blend of "opulence and nature" as you say. We hope to have you back again soon to indulge in some more wonderful R&R. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. All the best, The Team at...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Gabriel, the impressive Ranger who wrote the article about climbing lions and helped with films about the Ngorongoro Crater, took us all over the interior of the huge crater, watching hippos frolic in the water, lion cubs bug their mom, giraffes eat the thorns of the accacia trees, baboons peer into car windows, a rare klipspringer well camouflaged. Our luxurious...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at The Manor at Ngorongoro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We appreciate your very kind feedback and will be sure to share it with the rest of the team who work extremely hard to make our guests comfortable. The Ngorongoro crater is a slice of heaven and we're delighted to hear that you were able to explore and enjoy it. We hope...

Reviewed 11 November 2016

Visited the Manor few weeks ago, got this WOW feeling when we arrived there, it was like paradise in the middle of no where. Roads are a bit bumpy and very narrow, and not forgetting long! But the hotel itself is amazingly beautiful, with very kind staff. The garden is huge and you can see coffee farms which don't have...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at The Manor at Ngorongoro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're so pleased to hear that we were able to "WOW' you! The architecture of the Manor, as well as the surrounding beautiful coffee plantations, and our exceptionally hard working team, all make for a great combination of supreme comfort, indulgence, and relaxation. The journey to...

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stayed at the Manor as one of our stops on a Micato Tour. We were greeted most warmly by the staff and the hotel Manager, Rogers, was ever present as we spent time around the property. Rogers made sure that everything was MORE than satisfactory and he helped us with all of our needs. We had a terrific server named...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at The Manor at Ngorongoro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a heart-felt review about The Manor! We're delighted that you enjoyed yourself and I am sure the team will be equally thrilled to read your view. Our team works extremely hard to deliver exceptional service and to ensure our guests are comfortable and satisfied during their stay. Once again,...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We arrived at this beautiful and stunning property and after an efficient check in, walked the grounds for over an hour. We didn't want to miss anything! Our spacious cottage came with a lovely patio where we could relax and enjoy the scenic views of the coffee fields. Meals in the dining room were exquisite, and the staff was friendly....

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at The Manor at Ngorongoro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Our team at The Manor works very hard to ensure that we deliver and it's always heartwarming when we read such positive feedback from our valued guests. I will be sure to share this with our team. The grounds at Ngorongoro are beautiful and provide some much-needed serenity...

Allen, Texas
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Oh how I wish the Manor was closer to home! What a beautiful property. The main building is so pretty. The cottages are idyllic with scenic views of the coffee fields. We enjoyed the sunset from our patio. At the end of the day, the bathroom decorated with flowers was such a surprise. The staff is wonderful. Our butler, Alex,...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at The Manor at Ngorongoro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review! Our team works very hard to deliver exceptional service throughout your stay and I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed yourself. Although we can't bring the Manor closer to you, we do hope that we will be etched in your memory enough to bring you closer to us again in the future....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Beautiful place with lovely cottages. Ours was great -- spacious and luxurious. They drew a bubble bath strewn with flower petals which I really appreciated after a long day of wonderful game drives. Food is very good although a bit pretentious. On our last night the porter made us a fire in our cottage. He neglected to,pull down the safety...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at The Manor at Ngorongoro, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback on your stay with us at The Manor. We sincerely regret the incident that took place in room 8, on 16th October 2016. Understanding the gravity of the situation and how much worse of an outcome could have transpired, we we very grateful that no one was hurt and once again send our heartfelt apologies....

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Staff standing on an immaculate lawn to welcome you and serve you drinks and a snack, overlooking buildings and gardens that would set a high standard as an English Country Hotel. Our Garden Cottage was a superb suite with outside chairs on decking overlooking the grounds and landscape beyond. The Manor has an excellent team in the kitchen (though it...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at The Manor at Ngorongoro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Manor and we will definitely share your great comments with our team. Thank you also for your valuable feedback, our team is extremely passionate and often their excitement can be heard outside the Kitchen. We will bear this in mind,...

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

From the spectacular views of the jacaranda trees and the coffee plantation to the valley and hills beyond...the rooms were beautiful, the staff was friendly and attentive. And the food was out of this world. How about getting home from a dusty safari and having a hot bubble bath with rose petals drawn? Or having them start the fire in...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at The Manor at Ngorongoro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you can return for a visit again soon. We'll make sure we have a hot bubble bath and a roaring fire waiting for you! Best Wishes, The Team at The Manor

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located adjacent to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area within the 1500 acre, Shangri-La Estate, The Manor at Ngorongoro is reminiscent of a elegant, up-country farm home in the Cape Dutch-style of architecture. The Manor at Ngorongoro, with its 20-luxurious guest cottage suites, is one of the first luxury safari experiences in the region to fuse East African safari hospitality with old world Afro-European architecture, and décor. ... more   less 

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Address: Ngorongoro Road | Shangri-La Estate, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Price Range: $457 - $2,215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Manor at Ngorongoro 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Some of the most beautiful landscaping and gardens you will see at this elevation”
 of 5 bubbles Y6600BNsusanm, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are the same with view of the coffee plantation”
 of 5 bubbles bondhia, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Number 18 has a great sunset view.”
 of 5 bubbles deenmachine, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden Cottages are superb”
 of 5 bubbles NigelLRV, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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